At 9.37pm on Friday 29 October 2021, police were called with a report that a serious assault had taken place in a pub on Castle Street, Edgeley.
Officers attended and located the victim, a man in his 40s, who had sustained a number of injuries including part of his ear lobe being bitten off by the unknown offender.
Detectives have released a number of CCTV images showing five men that they wish to speak with to try and further establish the circumstances that led to the assault.
Anyone who has any information or who can identify these men, is asked to contact police on 0161 856 9821, quoting log number 3400 of the 29 October 2021.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.